Moving pop, imap and smtp koslaves from kdebase to kdepim

David Faure faure at
Sun Jan 4 16:27:26 GMT 2004

On Sunday 04 January 2004 16:54, Harri Porten wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Jan 2004, Ingo [utf-8] Klöcker wrote:
> > There might be other apps using those slaves, but:
> >
> > Installing the slaves if necessary is the task of the packagers. The
> > user doesn't (or at least shouldn't) have to worry about it. Even SuSE
> > in the meantime splits the cvs modules into smaller RPMs. So IMO this
> > is no valid reason for the slaves to reside in kdebase. If the slaves
> > are needed then the user's distribution installer will automatically
> > install kdepim-kioslaves or even kdepim-kio_smtp, kdepim-kio_pop3, etc.
> So would this mean that any argument of moving a library into kdelibs
> because it is/might be used by more than one app is void as of now? What
> about kab* and kresource for example? Following above argumentation they
> could be moved out of kdelibs, too, right?

You seem to assume that kabc is only used in kdepim, which is not the case.
(e.g. koffice and kopete [kdenetwork] use it). So they obviously can't be moved anywhere.

David FAURE, faure at, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
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